Translation of "incubate" - English-Spanish dictionary

incubate

verb uk /ˈɪŋ.kjə.beɪt/ us /ˈɪŋ.kjə.beɪt/

When a bird, etc. incubates its eggs, it keeps them warm until the young come out, and when eggs incubate, they develop to the stage at which the young come out. (of a bird) to keep its eggs warm until the young come out or (of eggs) to develop to the stage at which the young come out

incubar
The female bird incubates the eggs for about 16 days.

When harmful bacteria or viruses incubate, or when a person or animal incubates them, they increase in size or number in the person’s or animal’s body but do not yet produce the effects of disease. (of harmful bacteria or viruses) to grow and reproduce in a human or an animal but to not yet produce the effects of disease or to have bacteria or viruses growing and reproducing inside your body, but to not yet show the effects of disease

incubar(se)
incubation noun [ no plural ] uk /ˌɪŋ.kjəˈbeɪ.ʃən/ us /ˌɪŋ.kjəˈbeɪ.ʃən/

incubación
The incubation period varies depending on the time of year when the eggs were laid.
In smallpox, there is an incubation period of 8–18 days between initial infection and first symptoms.

(Translation of “incubate” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

incubate

verb /ˈiŋkjubeit/

to produce (young birds) from eggs by sitting on them or by keeping them warm by some other means

incubar
Fertile eggs should be incubated within seven days of being laid.

(of germs or disease) to develop until signs of the disease appear

incubar
How long does chickenpox take to incubate?
incubation noun

incubación
the period of incubation for cholera.
incubator noun

a heated box-like apparatus for hatching eggs or a similar one for rearing premature babies etc.

incubadora

(Translation of “incubate” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)